New House Bill Calls for ICD-10 Transition Period, But Not a Delay
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New House Bill Calls for ICD-10 Transition Period, But Not a Delay

A new bill has been introduced into the US House of Representatives that calls for a required ICD-10 transition period following the code set’s implementation on October 1.

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Deadline Extended to Apply for ICD-10 End-to-End Testing

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced yesterday that it will be pushing out the deadline to apply for voluntary ICD-10 testing until January 21.

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Survey: Most Large Healthcare Providers Ready for ICD-10 Testing

More healthcare executives recognize the long-term benefits of using ICD-10-CM/PCS than a year ago, according to a new eHealth Initiative (eHI)/AHIMA survey, and plan to use the code set for quality improvement and performance measurement once it is implemented.

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CMS Announces Results of Week of ICD-10 Acknowledgement Testing

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that its week of ICD-10 acknowledgement testing this past March was a success. During this test week, testers submitted more than 127,000 claims with ICD-10 codes to the Medicare fee-for-service claims systems and received electronic acknowledgements confirming that their claims were accepted.

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